Special Issue "Advances of Biomedical Optics—The 15th International Conference on Laser Applications in Life Sciences (LALS 2018)"

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Optics and Lasers".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2019

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Zeev Zalevsky

Faculty of Engineering, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan 52900, Israel
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Interests: bio-medical optics and bio-imaging; nano-photonics; silicon photonics; super resolution
Guest Editor
Prof. Dror Fixler

Faculty of Engineering; Head of the Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 5290002, Israel
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Interests: fluorescence lifetime and anisotropy decay; fluorescence lifetime imaging; biological imaging based on fluorescence parameters; light–tissue interaction
Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Kirill Larin

Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA
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Interests: optical coherence tomography; microscopy; biomechanics; developmental biology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Lasers play a major role in life science research, as well as in various industrial applications and devices. Following the International Conference on Laser Applications in Life Sciences (LALS) 2018 (https://orelcrfi.wixsite.com/laser), which will be held during November 18–20, in Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, we will organize a Special Issue, soliciting submission of papers dealing with the applicability and the integration of lasers in biomedical optics and imaging, spectroscopy, therapy and bio-photonic sensing and, more specifically, in the topic specified below:

  1. Fundamentals, hybridization and future approaches:
  • Laser tissue interaction
  • Emerging technologies and applications
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Photo-acoustics
  1. Sensing:
  • Biomedical imaging and sensors
  • Laser spectroscopy, microscopy and nanoscopy
  • Nonlinear Imaging and Multiphoton Microscopy
  • Cytometry and High Content Screening
  1. Treatment:
  • Laser therapy and devices for: Photo-thermal, Photodynamic and Low laser level therapy
  • Laser acoustics remote treatment and visualization
  • Opto- and thermo-genetics: Controlling the brain with light
  • Towards nanomedical treatment: usage of nanoparticles, nanoplasmonics and teranostics

Prof. Dr. Zeev Zalevsky
Prof. Dr. Dror Fixler
Prof. Dr. Kirill Larin
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • Laser tissue interaction
  • Emerging technologies and applications
  • Photo-acoustics
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Biomedical imaging and sensors
  • Laser spectroscopy, microscopy and nanoscopy
  • Nonlinear Imaging and Multiphoton Microscopy
  • Cytometry and High Content Screening
  • Laser therapy and devices
  • Photo-thermal, Photodynamic and Low laser level therapy
  • Laser acoustics remote treatment and visualization
  • Opto- and thermo-genetics
  • Nanoparticles in nanomedicine
  • Nanoplasmonics in nanomedicine
  • Teranostics

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Open AccessArticle Fiber-Optic System for Intraoperative Study of Abdominal Organs during Minimally Invasive Surgical Interventions
Appl. Sci. 2019, 9(2), 217; https://doi.org/10.3390/app9020217
Received: 5 December 2018 / Revised: 27 December 2018 / Accepted: 3 January 2019 / Published: 9 January 2019
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The paper presents the results of experimental measurements of endogenous fluorescence and blood perfusion in patients with pathology of the organs of hepatopancreatoduodenal area in vivo. A custom setup combining channels for fluorescence spectroscopy (excitation wavelengths of 365 nm and 450 nm) and [...] Read more.
The paper presents the results of experimental measurements of endogenous fluorescence and blood perfusion in patients with pathology of the organs of hepatopancreatoduodenal area in vivo. A custom setup combining channels for fluorescence spectroscopy (excitation wavelengths of 365 nm and 450 nm) and laser Doppler flowmetry (1064 nm) with fibre optical probe for nondestructive laparoscopic measurements has been developed and applied during minimally invasive operation procedure. Preliminary measurements with two aforementioned channels have been performed at specified excitation wavelengths. The possibility of obtaining fluorescence spectra and laser Doppler flowmetry signals in vivo during minimally invasive interventions was shown. Obtained data show perspectives of further research on technical and methodological development of optical diagnostic methods for minimally invasive surgery. The obtained results can be used to provide a deeper understanding of pathological processes influence on optical properties of abdominal organs tissues, which will ultimately help surgeons to determine the state of vitality in tissues and mucous membranes directly during the process of surgical intervention. Full article
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